K.M. Szpara lives in Baltimore, MD, with a black cat and miniature poodle. He has a Master of Theological Studies from Harvard Divinity School, which he totally uses at his day job as a legal secretary. On nights and weekends, he advances his queer agenda at the local LGBT Community Center and writes speculative fiction novels. His short fiction appears in Lightspeed, Shimmer, and Glittership. Most recently, he edited TRANSCENDENT: THE YEAR'S BEST TRANSGENDER SPECULATIVE FICTION forthcoming from Lethe Press in Sept. 2016. You can find him at the convention bar or on Twitter @KMSzpara.